Go on a traditional medicine tour

Travel packages highlight TCM treatment across China. The Chinese have explored health and longevity since ancient times, giving rise to a well-developed health- care, or traditional Chinese medicine, system. With a history of more than 2,000 years, TCM covers herbal...

Historical preservation

Ambitious book set collects 300 years of Song paintings in one place Looking at the thousands of ancient paintings that have survived until today, it’s easy to see why the Song Dynasty (960-1279) marked a creative peak in Chinese art...


Premier Li at Zhejiang University

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (C) shakes hands with students of Zhejiang University in Hangzhou, capital of east China’s Zhejiang Province, Nov. 21, 2014. Li made an inspection tour of Yiwu and Hangzhou from Nov. 19 to 21. (Xinhua/Wang Ye) Source:...

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Finding their roots

Students at a school in Ningbo, Zhejiang Province work to dig up a huge sweet potato on Tuesday. The 75-kilogram giant will be displayed at an agricultural exhibition in Hangzhou on Friday. Photo: CFP Source: Global Times


New center specializes in rescue equipment

Xianheng International Emergency Equipments Center, the first of its kind in the world, opened yesterday in Tiantang Economic Park in Hangzhou. It displays thousands of rescue and emergency equipment, including drones and robots. The 3,000-square-meter center opens daily from 8:30am...


Contemporary ceramic art on show in Hangzhou

The 2014 International Contemporary Ceramic Art Biennial, themed “Clay and Breath”, opened at the China Academy of Art on Nov 20. On display are some 300 pieces of pottery art by artists from home and abroad, including France, the USA,...


Premier Li visits bookstore in Hangzhou

Premier Li Keqiang visited a bookstore in Hangzhou’s Grand Canal area, and stressed the importance of books for society in general. Li’s remarks, which were greeted with enthusiasm, were delivered during a visit to Zhejiang province. Jiang Aijun, owner of...